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Petroleum and Gas Engineering - MSc/PGDip

University of Salford    School of Science, Engineering and the Environment

Full time & Part time September, January MSc, PGDip 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time 31 January 2022

About the course

Developed as one of the first of its kind in the UK, the course is relevant for engineering graduates who intend to enter or enhance their career prospects in the oil or natural gas industry.

The course explores the geology, exploration, drilling, production (surface and subsurface), reservoir engineering and management, distribution and transmission of oil and gas from practical and theoretical viewpoints. Alongside this specialised knowledge of natural resources, you will also develop a range of transferable skills, such as mathematical analysis, problem-solving, communications and laboratory skills.

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Entry Requirements

You will need a 2:2 honours degree in an engineering or scientific discipline.

We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

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Where is University of Salford


To celebrate the University of Salford's teaching and research success in energy engineering, high achieving international students may be eligible for the Petrol and Gas Masters International Excellence Scholarship of £5,000. Scholarships are available to applicants to MSc Petroleum and Gas Engineering and MSc Gas Engineering and Management, based on academic merit.

Value of Scholarship(s)



To apply for this scholarship, you must hold an offer for MSc Petroleum and Gas Engineering or MSc Gas Engineering and Management. You must also have at least a lower second class degree in a relevant undergraduate qualification.

Application Procedure

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. You will be assessed when you apply for your chosen programme of study. If you are successfully offered this scholarship, to receive the funding you must accept your offer of admission and pay your tuition fee deposit by the deadline specified.

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